Become a Student

Becoming a DCC Knight has never been easier: Get Ready, Get Set, Go!

For NEW Danville Community College Students
Have questions or need help?

Contact Admissions at (434) 797-8460 or email us at

Get Ready

Apply to DCC

Click here to apply now.

Apply for Financial Aid

Financial aid - Complete a Free Application for Federal Students Aid (FAFSA).  

  • Apply online at
  • The DCC school code is 003758.
  • Contact the Educational Opportunity Center for help completing this application, contact 434-797-8577.
  • You must be a high school graduate or have your GED and submit your high school transcript or equivalent showing your graduation/completion date.

Scholarships – Contact the DCC Educational Foundation at 434-797-8437.

Veterans Benefits – Visit

Get Set

Submit your high school or previous college transcript for review.

  • If you have graduated from high school in the last 5 years, you may be able to use your high school transcript, ACT or SAT scores to determine placement (bypass the placement test).  Please submit official transcript or score reports to the Admissions Office for review.
  • Have you attended another college?  If yes, submit your official transcripts to the Admissions Office for review to determine placement (Bypass the placement test).

Take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT) if needed.

  • Students not using transcripts for placement, will need to take the Virginia Placement Test (VPT), as basic assessment of Reading, Writing, and Math to see what courses you need to start in.
  • Call 434-797-8467 or email to make an appointment to test 
  • VPT is given Mondays through Thursdays at 9 a.m. or 2 p.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m. in the Learning Resources Center (Library, 1007 Boswell Street, Danville).  The VPT is also given at the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, call 434-572-5452.


GO to DCC ROCKS (Registration Orientation Computer Knowledge and Support)

All NEW students must attend a DCC ROCKS session

You will receive:

  • Program information and class schedules
  • Help with DCC’s online tools & services (MyDCC workshop)
  • Campus tours
  • Your DCC Student ID card and parking permit 
  • Information about paying tuition (see payment information below)

Choose a DCC ROCKS event at



Cathy Pulliam

Coordinator of Admissions, Enrollment Management, and Student Outreach

Evonda Thornton

Education Support Specialist III, Office of Admissions

Jazzmine Williams

Enrollment Navigator

Casey Moore

Assistant Enrollment Navigator